A gathering of days: a New England girl's journal, 1830-32 : a novel

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Scribner, Sep 1, 1979 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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The journal of a 14-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend. In the 1830s, a young teenager faces adjusting to a new stepmother. A fictional diary kept by 13-year-old Catherine Cabot, who is growing up in the town of Meredith, New Hampshire.

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Understated and affecting story of a young girl in New England, and the two years during which she went from being a heedless girl to being nearly a woman grown. Historical detail is rich in this book. Read full review

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User Review  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

It is just what my weary spirit needed. This is a simple tale told from the perspective of 13 year old Catherine Hall, set in pioneer days of New Hampshire during the dates of 1830-1832. With a feel ... Read full review


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